Governing from the Bench: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role (Law and Society)

Governing from the Bench: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role (Law and Society)

By: Emmett MacFarlane (author)Hardback

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Description

While appealing specifically to legal academics and political and social scientists, Governing from the Bench is accessible to anyone interested in the inner workings of the Supreme Court of Canada.

About Author

Emmett Macfarlane is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo.

Contents

Introduction 1 Studying Judicial Behaviour 2 The Evolution of the Court and Its Justices 3 Setting the Stage: Exploring Court Processes Leading to Decisions 4 The Decision: Collegiality, Conflict, and Consensus 5 A Question of Competence: Examining Judicial Policy Making 6 The Court in Government and Society: Dialogue, Public Opinion, and the Media Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774823500
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780774823500
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 077482350X

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